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Fingers at the Window (1942) was a Action - Adventure Film directed by Charles Lederer and produced by Irving Starr.

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Fingers at the Window (1942) with Lew Ayres and Laraine Day

By Orson De Welles on Aug 18, 2016 From Classic Film Freak

Share This! DANGER AT NIGHTFALL! Quirky little films are usually rather amusing.? Such is the case with 1942?s Fingers at the Window, a would-be suspense film starring Lew Ayres in the lead role as out of work actor Oliver Duffy.? His leading lady here is Laraine Day as Edwina Brown.? Sadly, the all... Read full article

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Several cast members with their character names in studio records/casting call lists were not seen in the movie: Edward Hearn (Citizen), Joe Yule (Citizen), Arthur Belasco (Fat Man), Ernie Alexander (Reporter), Jack Gardner (Reporter), James Millican (Reporter), Rand Brooks (Young Reporter) and Emmett Vogan (Hotel Manager).
Lew Ayres changed his military status from "conscientious-objector" to "non-combatant" in April 1942 causing great consternation at M-G-M, which already reshot the "Dr Kildare" film he had just completed, removing him from the cast completely. By the time this film was released, the furor had died down and it opened without incident. In fact, one reviewer noted the business was brisk, possibly because of Ayres' honesty and courage in jeapardizing his movie career for the sake of his principles.
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